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# Can a shape be congruent if its the same shape but different in size?

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No, that's called a similar shape, it has to be both same shape and size, Your Welcome.

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## Related Questions The word for this is "similar." The same shape and the same size is "congruent." Yes, it does. A congruent shape has the same shape and size as another shape. A shape that is similar is the same shape, just a different size, like a proportion. No. They can me different sizes. For a shape to be congruent, they need to me same size and same shape. It has different meanings in different contexts; one of them is that two figures are said to be congruent when they have the same shape and the same size. no, they could be different size but same shape and be similar but not congruent.  Similar shapes are the same shape and not the same size but congruent shapes are exactly alike  it is similar, easy as that. congruent is same shape same size ans similar is same shape different size similar=two figures that have the same shape, but not necessarily the same size The word "congruent" means the same shape and same size. They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size.They may be of different sizes. Congruent figures have the same size. no. congruent means the same size and shape. all triangles don't share the same size and shape.   They are congruent angles if they have the same shape and size. congruent figures are the same shape and the same size while similar figures are the same shape but different sizes and it doesn't matter which way the shape is facing No. Congruent means the same shape and the same size. Two perfect circles would be the same shape but they might not be the same size. Because congruent technicly means the same so that means those polygons are the same. They are different in size but have the same shape.  Figures that have the same size are congruent, and the ones that have the same shape are similar. Figures that have the same shape but not size are similar. Figures that have the same size are congruent. Congruent figure(s) (shapes) are two figures that have the same size AND shape. Angles are congruent if and only if their measures are the same.Angles are merely equal, that is, they have the same shape/number of degrees. Triangles are congruent when they have the same shape and the same size. Same shape, same size is called, "Congruent" (konn-GREW-unt) In geometry two figures are congruent if they have the same shape and size if they are non congruent they do not have the same shape and size two triangles are congruent if their corresponding sides are all equal in lengh and their corresponding angles are equal in size

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